fictionalise
British variant of fictionalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fictionalise — (Brit.) v. transform into a fictional narrative, treat like fiction (also fictionalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalise — /ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz/ (say fikshuhnuhluyz) verb (t) (fictionalised, fictionalising) to turn (a real person, place, event, etc.) into a piece of fiction by altering details, motivations, sequence of events, etc.: *He studied law, not English, at graduate …   Australian English dictionary

  • fictionalise — fiction ► NOUN 1) prose literature, especially novels, describing imaginary events and people. 2) invention as opposed to fact. 3) a false belief or statement, accepted as true for the sake of convenience. DERIVATIVES fictional adjective… …   English terms dictionary

  • fictionalise — UK [ˈfɪkʃ(ə)nəlaɪz] / US [ˈfɪkʃənlˌaɪz] fictionalize …   English dictionary

  • fictionalise — verb 1. make into fiction The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel • Syn: ↑fictionalize, ↑retell • Derivationally related forms: ↑fictionalization (for: ↑fictionalize), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fictionalised — fictionalise (Brit.) v. transform into a fictional narrative, treat like fiction (also fictionalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalises — fictionalise (Brit.) v. transform into a fictional narrative, treat like fiction (also fictionalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalising — fictionalise (Brit.) v. transform into a fictional narrative, treat like fiction (also fictionalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalize — verb 1. make into fiction The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel • Syn: ↑fictionalise, ↑retell • Derivationally related forms: ↑fictionalization, ↑fiction • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fictionalisation — noun 1. a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction • Syn: ↑fictionalization • Derivationally related forms: ↑fictionalise, ↑fictionalize (for: ↑fictionalization) • …   Useful english dictionary

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